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Baker's Dozen

Oxygène Of Collaboration: Jean-Michel Jarre's Favourite Albums
Yousif Nur , October 20th, 2015 10:53

As he releases his first new material in eight years, the French composer, producer and laser harp maestro talks Yousif Nur through a Baker's Dozen of LPs by artists who shaped or collaborated on his Electronica albums


Gesaffelstein - Aleph
Gesaffelstein is probably less well known in the UK. But he has a very specific techno sound that's recognisable. He's a young artist, but he's already collaborated with Kanye West and many others. I'm honoured to have him involved with my new album because he has that minimalist, dark techno feel. He's from my hometown actually, but he has a name that could quite easily suggest he's from Germany. He also has a lot in common with Berlin in that his music is very harsh and violent, but at the same time there's this mysterious texture. He has a rich, sonic world and Aleph has been one of my favourite albums recently.